Christian life in The School of Athens

My upbringing made me a Platonist. Motherhood made me an Aristotelian. I never left either behind.

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Showing up for church when I don’t want to

When I show up, God shows up—although not always in the sermon.

Christian life in The School of Athens

My upbringing made me a Platonist. Motherhood made me an Aristotelian. I never left either behind.

Pentecostals laboring in the field

Lloyd Barba shows how Mexican farmworkers established a viable life in the face of California’s industrial agriculture machine.

Politics

Too old to be president?

Critics of Biden’s memory slips fail to mention any of the positive traits associated with aging.

Repairing the redlined body of Christ

My church wanted to participate in our city’s reparations efforts. We began in our archives.

Faith, hope, love, and AI

Our different responses to artificial intelligence point to different stories—and different Christian virtues.

Ten ways Christians can criticize Israel that aren’t antisemitic

Since October 7, many well-intentioned statements have undercut progressive Christians’ moral high ground by invoking antisemitic tropes. It’s an avoidable problem.